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  Schumer No Deal with Mc Connell on Timeline to Move Forward on Trial Votes  CSPAN  February 1, 2020 3:35am-3:41am EST

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expect him to use the state of the union to lie. but i'm still focused on what we need to do here and wait for the votes and for people to be on record. that's our history. they will be on record not wanting to support to make the decision whether or not the president must be convicted for abuse of power and obstruction of congress. >> i will be rather brief. look, 11:00 o'clock this morning i went upstairs and said certainly there will be more revelations to come out. little did we know one hour later a thunderbolt struck. john bolton sat in the room with mr. mulvaney and they
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talked all about withholding aid and letting the ukrainian president no. more and more evidence comes ou out. it will. no mistake about it. what happened today won't be the only or the most significant or importantly that comes out because that's just how it is. when you have so many one of the most troubling things about this that what the president did was so wrong and there were so many people in the loop they shrug their shoulders and went along with something that was decidedly against the law and they said that to donald trump is and that's who we are working for but when there's so many people in the room there are so many revelations as time goes on.
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so it is devastating so there is no agreement between leader mcconnell and myself we stayed for one thing we do not want this rushed through we do not wanted in the dark of night members have an obligation to tell the american people and the people of the state why they are voting we will use whatever power we have to prevent it from being rushed through but right now there is no agreement. i will not take any questions.
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[inaudible conversations] >> please be seated. ready to hear the presentation from counsel for the president. >> mr. chief justice, members of the senate, the house managers have said throughout their presentation and throughout all of the proceedings her